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Specialised workshops for first responders to be conducted across the State

Road Trauma Support WA and WA charity Sirens of Silence (SOS) will deliver a series of specialised workshops for our first responders throughout WA over the next 12 months. Developed in conjunction with Sirens of Silence, WA Police and Curtin University, the specifically tailored one-day workshops ...
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Do you work in emergency services in our North West?

All too often our emergency services personnel, both professional and voluntary, are the forgotten ones who mop up after road trauma and then return to work the next day only to do it all again.  There has been considerable coverage across the country on the impact dealing with trauma is havin ...
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RTSWA Lead Counsellor Susan Medica says treatment for those with PTSD and brain injuries has come a long way

Road Trauma Support Lead Counsellor, Susan Medica, spoke with the ABC recently about the advancments in rehabilitation for brain damage and mental health issues resulting from road trauma over the last forty years. However for Micheal Boyd, who aquired a traumatic brain injury as a result of a fata ...
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RTSWA Ambassador reunited with those who saved his life

Mark Daniels remembers little of the horror motorcycle crash that claimed his right leg and very nearly his life. But in the 17 months since, one thing he has often thought back to is a female voice urging him not to give up as he lay critically injured in the ambulance. So badly hurt was the 24-y ...
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Grief, Trauma and Loss Workshop to head to Margaret River in May

Our emergency services personnel are such professionals working in some of the most challenging situations imaginable - it's often too easy to forget that they also may need support both professionally and personally to do the work they do. Our specialised grief and trauma counsellors will be taking ...
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Road Safety Commissioner Kim Papalia lets regional and remote WA know that help is out there for those in need

Road Safety Commissioner Kim Papalia joined the Road Trauma Support team in Bunbury on Thursday May 9 for a specially tailored grief trauma and loss workshop for emergency services personnel in the region. The day long session was designed to assist those on the front line both professionally and pe ...
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RTSWA joins the annual Blessing of the Roads

RTSWA acting manager, Ryan Fernie, joined the new WA Police and Road Safety Minister, the Hon Michelle Roberts MLA and Road Safety Commissioner Kim Papalia for the annual Blessing of the Roads in Mirrabooka this year. The event was jointly coordinated by the cities of Stirling, Swan and Joondalu ...
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Help us Shine a Light on Road Safety in 2017

  Shine a Light on Road Safety in 2017 The Shine a Light on Road Safety campaign for 2017 will coincide with the Fourth United Nations Global Road Safety Week to be held from the 8-14 May 2017. The campaign aims to raise awareness, to stop deaths and injuries on our roads and ...
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Road Trauma Support ambassador Mark Daniels talks redefining disability at the ICCWA Grassroots Falls Festival - take two

ICCWA and Road Trauma Support WA Ambassador Mark Daniels spoke in front of more than 270 health pracitioners and falls specialists from across WA and Australia at the recent Grassroots Fall Festival Take Two in Fremantle on February 16 and 17. The two-day conference looked at some of the grassroots ...
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World Day of Remembrance in Cockburn Gazette

Road Trauma Support WA's World Day of Remembrance for road traffic victims held at the Fremantle Sailing Club on Sunday November 20 was covered by the Cockburn Gazette on December 13 2016. The article featured RTSWA client Bev Abela, singing a song she had composed especially for the occasion as a t ...
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Road Trauma Support WA Summer eNews

Road Trauma Support WA wishes you a safe and peaceful festive season Although it has been a significant year of achievements for the Road Trauma Support WA team, it has been a year in which, sadly, we have seen the road toll rise almost uniformly across the country. At the time of going to print, ...
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Road Trauma Support WA backs funding for National Trauma Registry

Road Trauma Support WA welcomes the Government’s commitment to fund the Australian Trauma Registry. The Registry will gather more comprehensive data on the number and type of severe injuries due to road crashes and allow governments to plan and implement better road safety strategies across W ...
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